April 2016 Meeting

Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach

Sunday April 17, 11:30am Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden, Cal State Long Beach We will be holding our 1st meeting of 2016 at a beautiful hidden gem of a garden. Come join us for another great time with your fellow admirers of greenery and gorgeous sights that please the senses. This meeting will be on […]


SCHS May 2016 Meeting

Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden 100 Stein Plaza Driveway, , Los Angeles

Hello Hibiscus Friends! Our May Meeting will be another dandy as we discover yet another hidden gem of a garden nestled amongst the urban sprawl of Southern California.  Come join us for a fun few hours on the Westside of LA where we will have our own reserved patio area for our meeting and then […]

SCHS June Meeting 2016

Armstrong Nursery 25225 Crenshaw Blvd 90505, Torrance

Our June 2016 meeting is another fun and interesting destination as we will be holding our meeting at the flagship store for Southern California based Armstrong Garden Centers in Torrance.  We will be starting an hour earlier than usual at 9am as there will be a free class given by Armstrong Garden Experts on the […]

SCHS July 2016 Meeting

The July 2016 meeting will be held at our president's home in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles.  Come visit a one of a kind lush and colorful hibiscus garden packed into one tidy property.  A great opportunity to observe and learn the techniques used in not only growing a world class hibiscus garden […]

SCHS August 2016 Meeting

The August 2016 Meeting will be held at Dr Ernest Curtis' home in North Orange County.  This is a meeting not to be missed as there are over 200 hibiscus planted in ground along with a wide range of plumeria as well.  The last meeting held here August 2015 was legendary as all of Dr […]

SCHS September Meeting

We will be very fortunate to be holding our September Meeting at the beautiful home of Len Geiger in Vista.  Len and his family will be opening up their doors to their well known palms and tropicals landscaped property for us to have the perfect setting for our Sept meeting.  Another rare treat for our […]

SCHS October Meeting

Hello Hibiscus Friends! Our October Meeting will be: Saturday October 8 10am - 2pm Colorlicious Hibiscus Gardens Hollywood, California Fall is upon us and so is the best time of year for blooms! Come join us for a fabulous Saturday morning at the home of Darren Eminian and see a wonderful array of blooms to […]

SCHS November 2016 Meeting

Virginia Robinson Gardens 1008 Elden Way, Beverly Hills

We have a stellar location for our next meeting at the historic Robinson Family Mansion of Beverly Hills (Robinson's Department Stores ring a bell?). We are the only group that day to have a docent led tour of the entire mansion and property full of fascinating information about the history of the family. One of […]

SCHS Holiday Party & December 2016 Meeting

We will be holding our annual Holiday Party in December.  Location is to be determined - we have had great feedback from members after having held both previous parties at SuperMex in Fullerton. More to come...

SCHS April 2017 Event

Cal State Fullerton Botanical Gardens 1900 Associated Rd, Fullerton, CA

  We start off our 2017 calendar year of meetings with a dynamo of an event. The annual Green Scene Plant Fair Expo at the Fullerton Botanical Gardens. We will be debuting our new SCHS booth at the fair which runs for two days April 22 & 23. We will be there all day both […]

SCHS June 2017 Meeting

Armstgrong Garden Center - Torrance 25225 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA

  Our June meeting will be at the Armstrong Garden Nursery in Torrance where there will be a class on plumeria care. Plumeria are one of the best complimentary plants for hibiscus so a great opportunity to gain some helpful insight in how to best grow them as well as purchase some while there. Class […]

SCHS July 2017 Event

Alondra Park 3850 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Lawndale, CA

  In July we will be breaking out our stunning SCHS booth set up at the annual Ho'olaule'a Festival in Lawndale. This event is attended by thousands of people from all over Southern California so a great chance for us to spread the word about our wonderful group and those super amazing hibiscus. It is […]

SCHS August 2017 Meeting

Dr Ernest Curtis' Home 1081 Tropic Lane, Santa Ana, CA

Our August meeting is a tradition to be held at Dr Ernest Curtis home in North Tustin. He has well over 300 exotic hibiscus plants and dozens of plumeria all planted in ground. Immerse yourself in sensory overload as you will be surrounded by beautiful flowers and colors of all shapes and sizes. We will […]

SCHS September Meeting

    Colorlicious Hibiscus Gardens in Hollywood. Sat Sept 16 10-2pm Hello Hibiscus Friends! Our September meeting is coming up quickly and we have another must see location. Colorlicious Hibiscus Gardens has hibiscus in your face at every turn with over 300 planted in ground. We are entering the peak of the blooming season so […]

SCHS October 2017 Meeting

Brad Daniels Home 399 Cambridge dr, Goleta, CA

October is the best time of year to be in the Santa Barbara area where the legendary Hibiscus Whisperer will be hosting this month's meeting. The Daniels family home is a hibiscus lover's dream full of dozens of gorgeous and thriving hibiscus plants. Brad is an expert grower and will be discussing his many insights […]

SCHS November 2017 Meeting

Sherman Library 2647 E Coast Highway, Corona Del Mar, CA

Our November meeting will be at one of the most highly regarded gardens in the United States. The Sherman Library located in Newport Beach.  

1st Annual SCHS Grafting Party

Colorlicious Hibisucs Gardens 550 N Lucerne Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

  It is with much excitement that we are announcing our first ever Grafting Party. We have been hard at work rooting a lot of Albo Plants so that we can finally get our dues paying members their free hard to get grafted plants. We thought this would be a good opportunity to hold a […]

SCHS Holiday Party

Super Mex Restaurant 250 W Orangethorpe Ave, Fullerton, CA

    Saturday Dec 30 SuperMex Restaurant Fullerton It's the most wonderful time of year so let's finish it off on the right note with our annual Holiday Lunch Party. Come join us on Saturday December 30th at SuperMex Restaurant in Fullerton which is centrally located for most SoCal folks and just off the 91 […]

SCHS June Meeting

    Our June meeting will be held at the home of Michael & Suzy McGuire in the lovely city of Costa Mesa Saturday June 23 10am to 1pm. They have an impressive collection of palms and tropical plants along with their recent exotic hibiscus plant additions. Come join us for the usual fun filled […]

SCHS July Meeting

    We are very fortunate to be holding our July meeting at the beautiful home of Gary Wagnild in Inglewood. This estate is well known for being an icon from the early years of Los Angeles and is incredibly landscaped with a wonderful array of tropical plants and palms. Come join us for a […]

SCHS August Meeting

Once again we will be holding our August meeting at the incredible hibiscus paradise of Dr Ernest Curtis' home in North Tustin. With over 300 exotic hibiscus plants and 40 plumeria trees planted in ground this is a feast for the eyes. For growers new and experienced this is a great opportunity to see the […]

SCHS September Meeting

We are in for a treat for our September meeting as for the first time we will be holding a meeting at the home of Alex & Angela Franco of the well known and respected AJ Horticulture Company. Their home is beautifully landscaped with a vast array of tropical plants and trees that will transport […]

SCHS November Meeting

We will be holding our November meeting at Colorlicious Hibiscus Gardens in Hollywood. Another great location with hundreds of exotic hibiscus plants growing in ground to delight the senses. This is a fantastic opportunity to see the latest in irrigation technology and how not use much water at the same time. You will see firsthand […]

SCHS Holiday Party

Super Mex Restaurant 250 W Orangethorpe Ave, Fullerton, CA

Once again we will be holding our Holiday Party at the SuperMex Restaurant in Fullerton. Every year the consensus is this is some of the best Mexican food anywhere. So come hungry and happy! Have a few drinks from the cantina - we hear there margaritas are also some of the best around and get […]

Green Scene Plant Expo – Fullerton Botanical Gardens

Cal State Fullerton Botanical Gardens 1900 Associated Rd, Fullerton, CA

Our April tradition continues as we will be participating in the Green Scene Plant Expo at the Cal State Fullerton Botanical Gardens on Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm. There are few events like this in Southern California with dozens of plant and landscaping vendors to shop and learn from. And of course we got the best […]

April Meeting – Long Beach City College Horticulture Dept Gardens

After another fun & successful Green Scene Plant Expo for the SCHS we jump right into our next event. Jorge Ochoa is the head of the horticulture department at Long Beach City College and has granted us exclusive access to their growing facilities. Jorge might be the most passionate Passion Fruit Plant grower in California […]

May Meeting – Bill Cliatt’s Tropical Delight Home

We are in for a treat for our May meeting as we are fortunate to have Bill Cliatt hosting the first meeting of the year in a residential setting. Bill has 30 years of beautiful tropical plants expertly grown together to create a site to see on their property. Every foot you will find a […]

SCHS July Meeting

For our July meeting we are very fortunate to be holding our meeting at the well known estate of Gary Wagnild in Inglewood. His estate is a historic icon of the beginnings of LA and has been beautifully landscaped with every angle and facet manicured to perfection. This is a wonderful opportunity to see his […]

June Meeting – Legendary Home in Huntington Beach

Our June meeting is at the iconic home of Rev John Boyer. His property is famous among tropical plant and palm enthusiasts in Southern California. We will be holding our meeting here amongst some of the best landscaping one could dream of. So make plans to come out and join us for part of your […]

July Meeting – Tustin Hibiscus Estate

  Our July meeting is one not to miss! Every year we all look forward to our annual meeting at Dr Curtis' home in North Tustin. Just when you think it can't get any better with close to 300 exotic hibiscus and dozens of mature plumeria trees it has. Dr Curtis has taken it to […]

August Meeting – Plumeria Paradise

  The SCHS 2019 August Meeting will be a very special event for our members as we will have exclusive access to one of the top So Cal plumeria grower's private plant inventory. Diem Nguyen is an expert plumeria grower and has hundreds of rooted varieties for sale at his home. Both smaller and larger […]

September Meeting – Hollywood Hibiscus

  We hope you will join us for a colorful delight that will satisfy your senses and leave you greatly inspired. Our September meeting will be at Colorlicious Hibiscus Gardens, the home of our Hibiscus Society's President Darren Eminian. Located in quaint Larchmont Village, just south of Hollywood, the garden is packed with over 200 […]

November Meeting

Sherman Library 2647 E Coast Highway, Corona Del Mar, CA

Our November Meeting will be held at the world famous gem The Sherman Library. It is hard to find a more meticulously well taken care of establishment that has something to enjoy and delight the senses at every turn. We have held several past meetings here and it is always a fun flora filled experience […]

Holiday Party

Super Mex Restaurant 250 W Orangethorpe Ave, Fullerton, CA

  Just when you think the holidays can't get any more exciting we will be holding our annual Holiday Party at the best tasting mexican restaurant around. We will have our own private VIP room so we can get our Hibiscus Thing going on full tilt. Oh and just when you think it can't get […]

All Events Postponed Until Further Notice

    Due to the Covid-19 virus pandemic the SCHS has postponed all 2020 events until further notice. Please check back here for future updates and status of our calendar events. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

June 2020 Virtual Meeting – Zoom App

Hello Hibiscus Friends, Since we are not able to meet in a large group in person yet we still want to keep in touch and keep your hibiscus thing going strong. We will be holding a virtual meeting via the Zoom App on Saturday June 27 at 11am - 12. The main focus of the […]


JUNE 2021 SCHS MEETING Sunday June 13 - 10am to 1pm Diem Nguyen's home - Plumeria Plant HQ We are thrilled to announce our 1st regular in person meeting to be held at one of our most popular meeting locations we have met at in the past. Diem has hundreds of exotic plumeria plants for […]

July 2021 Meeting – VA Therapy Gardens Long Beach

ANOTHER SO CAL HIDDEN GEM The Southern California Hibiscus Society has found another hidden gem in Southern California at a location not typically open to the public. The Long Beach Veterans Therapy Gardens is a beautiful, well taken care of oasis in the middle of the city worth a visit. You will be shocked at […]

JULY 2021 Exotic Hibiscus Plant Sale

Sherman Library 2647 E Coast Highway, Corona Del Mar, CA

Our 2nd Annual Exotic Hibiscus Plant Sale   We will be selling several hundred plants and it is first come first serve so once they sell out that is it. Payments will be cash, Paypal through our website only and checks. We will be selling mostly new varieties that were not offered in last year's […]

August 2021 SCHS Meeting – Seal Beach Tropical Oasis

Coastal Tropical Delight Our August 2021 meeting will be at the tropically themed home of Kenny Lam in Seal Beach. Ken has been a collector of palms, bromeliad, plumeria and ti plants for years. There are a variety of eye catching plants and trees at every turn. For our tropical plant loving members this will […]

September Event at Sherman Library

Sherman Library 2647 E Coast Highway, Corona Del Mar, CA

It's Hibiscus Weekend at the Sherman Library!!! The Southern California Hibiscus Society is the honored organization representing the Sherman Library's 1st annual Hibiscus Weekend. We will be there to promote all things hibiscus as well as selling dozens of varieties that you cannot find anywhere else. Our expect growers and famous hibiscus plant personalities will […]

October 2021 Meeting – Dr Curtis Estate

There is no other location in all of Southern California if not the United States that has the sheer number of Exotic Hibiscus thriving in ground amongst dozens of established plumeria trees. Dr Ernest Curtis has spend over a decade planting and growing hundreds upon hundreds of hibiscus all over his large property in North […]

November 2021 Meeting – Colorlicious Gardens

We conclude our 2021 meeting calendar with a visit to the world famous Colorlicious Hibiscus Gardens in Hollywood. Over 200 Exotic Hibiscus plants are meticulously cared for on this tidy property in the historic Larchmont Heights area of Hancock Park. All hibiscus are watered and fed on a custom fertigation system so a wonderful opportunity […]

SCHS 2021 Holiday Party

  A really fun way to end the year while living the hibiscus lifestyle. Great people, great food and lots of fun including a hibiscus plant auction of all things. Christmas after Christmas! More info to come as we work on a location.     

SCHS July Meeting 2022

Long Beach Veterans Administration Patients Gardens 5901 E 7th St, Long Beach, CA

We are finally going to be holding our first meeting of 2022. We appreciate your patience as we navigate the ongoing pandemic and make sure that we can create a safe event for all that attend.   Our July Meeting will be at the same venue as last July which is the Long Beach Veterans […]

SCHS August 2022 Meeting

Hello Hibiscus Friends,   We are very excited to announce our next meeting for this year at our favorite location of locations. Dr Ernest Curtis' beautiful and mind blowing hibiscus gardens property in North Tustin, Orange County. If there is a meeting not to miss this is it!    As usual Dr Curtis has not rested a […]

SCHS September 2022 Meeting

Hello Hibiscus Friends,   Our next meeting for this year will take place on Saturday September 24th at Colorlicious Hibiscus Gardens in Hollywood. For those of you who have not been there before it is a small residential property in historic Larchmont Village that has over 300 exotic hibiscus planted in ground. This is a great […]

The Original Tiki Market

11551 trask ave 11551 Trask Ave, Garden Grove, CA

SCHS 2023 Kick Off Event - The Original Tiki Marketplace   Come support the SCHS as we start the 2023 event calendar with a new location and venue. The Original Tiki Marketplace is a fun filled festival celebrating the Polynesian culture here in Southern California. There will be multiple vendors selling all sorts of arts […]